White House Correspondents Dinner: 10 Celebrities Taking Washington By Storm This Weekend
What do Donald Trump, model Chrissy Tiegen and Bradley Cooper have in common?
By MOLLY MITCHELL
April 25, 2015, 8:40 AM
• 5 min read
-- What are Donald Trump, model Chrissy Teigen and Bradley Cooper all doing in Washington, D.C. this weekend? These celebrities are on hand to attend what’s affectionately dubbed by Beltway insiders as “Nerd Prom” -- otherwise known as the White House Correspondents Dinner.
Each year, the commander-in-chief takes a night off from serious governing to poke fun at himself at the expense of the White House press corps and their celebrity guests.
Nerd Prom may not be the hottest social scene of the year, but the exclusive parties over the weekend and the annual dinner do have the most eclectic group of people mingling over hors d'oeuvres.
Famous faces like Martha Stewart, Jane Fonda and Téa Leoni will share the spotlight with Sen Kirsten Gillibrand (D, New York), Sen. Pat Toomey (R, Pennsylvania) and Megan Smith (the United States Chief Technology Officer). We would love to know what conversation topics dominate the dinner -– foreign policy issues or who has taken the most selfies with famous people?
Here are a few of the biggest names to look out for: